Here is a brief observation of the PNP.
Socialism, as a political construct, has been a failure across the Globe, save and except for the Scandinavian region of Europe that practice a kind of pseudo-socialism in their almost homogenously white societies.
The socialism that they practice, guarantees everyone a rather comfortable standard of living if they pay a much higher rate of taxation.
of note is the fact that those societies were previously independently wealthy nations, some of which had conquered parts of Africa and plundered its resources.
Note: the socialism they practice is not the ideological, beret-wearing fist thrusting revolutionary style socialism that the PNP continues to offer to the Jamaican people.
The drubbing the PNP suffered at the polls over the last two election cycles, along with the losses they sustained in the by-elections, would be a wake-up call to a serious political party that understands polling data and trends.
Unfortunately, the party fails to see that the younger generation is more interested in a market economy that allows them to shine on their own.
Young people see how other millennials and generation Xers are living in other countries and they want that lifestyle.….…
They do not want a political party that is offering them freebies that they know it cannot deliver anyway.
Jamaicans do not want Socialism/Communism, China, Russia, and most of the Eastern European nations that had subscribed to that political ideology have moved their economies away from that failed construct since the fall of the Soviet Union.
It is shocking that in 2020 almost three decades since Michael Manley took Jamaica down the rabbit hole of Democratic Socialism, that these washed up idiots are still expecting Jamaicans to vote for them and their failed ideology that people all around the world have long eschew, except for China, Cuba, North Korea, and Belarus to a certain extent.
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